Holberg Prize News
The Holberg Prize is now offering scholarships to Nordic PhD students for the first ever Holberg Prize Masterclass.
We look forward to discussions and lectures by prominent international guests, an unofficial talk show with this year’s Laureates, and much more! Welcome to the Holberg Week!
The French President François Hollande appointed Julia Kristeva to Commander of the French Legion of Honour ("commandeur de la Légion d’honneur) 21st December 2014.
At the deadline for nominations there were 67 nominations for the 2015 Holberg Prize
The british historian Michael Cook is awarded ‘the Nobel Prize of the arts, humanities and social sciences’. Terje Lohndal is the youngest recipient ever to be awarded the Nils Klim Prize.
The Holberg Lectures presents a general audience in Norway with a unique opportunity to listen to world-leading academics, all previous winners of the Holberg Prize.
The Board of the Ludvig Holberg Memorial Fund has decided to award the 2013 Holberg International Memorial Prize to anthropologist and sociologist Bruno Latour. The Prize amount is NOK 4.5 million (EUR 610,000/USD 790,000).
H. R. H. Crown Prince Haakon presented Holberg International Memorial Prize to Professor Jürgen Kocka, and Minister of Research and Higher Education, Tora Aasland, presented the Nils Klim Prize to Dr. Jørn Jakobsen.
The Holberg Prize of 2011 was awarded to Professor of History, Jürgen Kocka, for his work on modern German and European history. In this interview he speaks about his background, research interests, thoughts about the status of the social sciences and humanities today.